Medical workers swab residents in Huaxian, a county in Henan province, during a third round of mass testing on Wednesday. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
Medical workers swab residents in Huaxian, a county in Henan province, during a third round of mass testing on Wednesday. Photo: Chinatopix via AP

Coronavirus: Beijing steps up health checks on people arriving in city ahead of Winter Games

  • ‘More rigorous checks’ announced weeks before the event as authorities try to stop the spread of Covid-19 to the capital
  • It comes as the northeastern city of Dalian reports its first Omicron infection, a person who had been in Tianjin

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Medical workers swab residents in Huaxian, a county in Henan province, during a third round of mass testing on Wednesday. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
Medical workers swab residents in Huaxian, a county in Henan province, during a third round of mass testing on Wednesday. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
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